US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles
Vehicles made by Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi and Fiat Chrysler from the 2010 through 2019 model years are included in the probe.
Honda recalls 1.2M more vehicles with dangerous air bags
Involves 2001 to 2016 model years that were not included in the massive string of Takata recalls for air bags.
Malaysia to penalize owners who don’t replace Takata airbags
Japanese air bag maker’s defective products linked to 23 fatalities worldwide.
Nissan to pay $97.7M in proposed Takata settlement
Settlement would pay for a new outreach program to ensure Takata air bags are removed from 4.4 million affected Nissan vehicles.
Most automakers slow to fix dangerous Takata air bag inflators
Almost 10 million inflators with the highest risk of rupturing remained in use as of March 31.
Most automakers slow to fix dangerous air bags
Close to 10 million inflators with the highest risk of rupturing remained in use as of the end of March, analysis finds.
Ford says it will fight latest Takata air bag inflator recall
Says propellant has not deteriorated in any of its inflators taken from vehicles in the field.
Toyota, 3 other automakers settle Takata air bags suit
Settlement compensates owners for things like lost wages or child care while they were taking their vehicle in for the recall repair.
Takata to pay $1B penalty after pleading guilty in air bag scandal
The manufacturer’s air bag inflators are blamed for 11 deaths in the US alone, and more than 180 injuries worldwide.
BMW issues recall for new Takata air bag problem
Inflator can separate from a plate, shooting out metal and other debris.
Four automakers selling new cars with Takata inflators
Fiat Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Toyota and Volkswagen vehicles from the 2016 and 2017 model years.
Ford recalling 1.9 million vehicles to replace air bags
Part of a nationwide expansion of an ongoing Takata air bag recall.
GM says it will phase out cars without air bags
Follows assessment of its Chinese-made Sail which earned zero stars in latest tests.
Scientists find cause of Takata air bag explosions
Inflator assembly doesn’t adequately prevent moisture from intruding in very humid conditions.
VW, Audi recall 850K vehicles to fix Takata air bag inflators
Covers vehicles from model years 2006 to 2014.